Taking up the question for the first time of whether a dispensary requires review as a development of regional impact, Martha’s Vineyard Commission yielded control to the West Tisbury zoning board of appeals on the application by Susan Sanford, owner of Vineyard Complementary Medicine.
Representatives from Patriot Care, which operates medical marijuana dispensaries in Arizona and Washington D.C., attended the monthly meeting of the Vineyard Chiefs of Police Association Tuesday morning.
The state Department of Public Health Friday released the list of the first applicants approved for a registered medical marijuana dispensary — with none in Dukes County, at least yet.
The state has given 20 applicants provisional approval for dispensary licenses. Two are in Barnstable County, one in Mashpee and one in Dennis, two in Plymouth County, one in Plymouth and one in Brockton.
A West Tisbury whole health practitioner and Oak Bluffs businessman are among 181 applicants on a list released Friday by the state Department of Public Health. Final applicants will be selected and announced next month.